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Inspired, not inspired...

By growley on January 28, 2018 1:02 pm

Well hello there smile

First submission. I found this site through Catthew O. He also produces music over at Battle of the Bits as BubblegumOctopus where I have an account (as growley).

I plan to use this site as a way to write more (obviously), but more specifically to learn more about DAW software (REAPER) and VSTs/FX plugins which I need much more experience in. I am used to doing chiptune music, almost exclusively with trackers, but hopefully doing a song a week this way will help me learn the ins and outs of reaper and get faster with it (I already learned a LOT doing this basic track).

As for the track itself, its not very inspired. I just signed up today so I whipped this up in a few hours without much planning, just little bits tacked onto each other 'til its over. So, I am very inspired to do more submissions here and get better, but not so much on this track smile

Looking forward to the following weeks!

Tools used:
Albion ONE

This submission is licensed by author under CC Attribution Noncommercial No Derivative Works (BY-NC-ND)

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January 31, 2018 10:58 am

I'm surprised this doesn't have any comments yet, some great ideas in there. that arpeggio around 2/3 through reminds me of the Unreal soundtrack.

nice little piece, would sound great with some rolling orchestral percussion.

January 31, 2018 8:47 pm

Thanks 0F! Yeh I might have to re-visit this idea at some point and do a more polished extended version with a bit more time. And you're definitely right about the percussion, but I've recently formatted and haven't installed the Darwin percussion patches yet!

January 31, 2018 9:38 pm

It's pretty epic in just about all senses of that word. Which VSTi's are you using?

January 31, 2018 9:41 pm

Hey Devieus. I used the Albion ONE package (in the desc). I think it's capable of a wide orchestral range but the epic style seemed to appeal to me off the bat. The big low brass section was hard to ignore smile

February 14, 2018 6:51 am

It's so organic, I love it! I'mma have to take another listen!

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